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Riu MerengueRiu MerengueRiu Merengue

Riu Merengue

Exquisitely set on the beach of Maimon Bay, the Riu Merengue hotel features breathtaking panoramic views of the verdant mountains and the lush tropical gardens that envelop this spectacular 24-hour all inclusive resort. Spacious guestrooms display traditional elegance and classic tropical décor and come fully equipped with RIU’s signature amenities. Guests of all ages can enjoy an abundance of land and water sports as well as a variety of fun organized daily activities and games. Children will have the time of their lives at the Kids Club with supervised activities and their very own splash pool. Offering fun for all ages in a spectacular natural setting, the Riu Merengue is the perfect place to experience an unforgettable vacation in Puerto Plata.

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Location

  • Beachfront

Area

  • Puerto Plata

Property Amenities of Riu Merengue

  • 998 Room(s)
  • 3 Pool(s)
  • Medical services ($)
  • Kids pool(s)
  • Children's section in main pool
  • Mini Disco

Dining/Entertainment at Riu Merengue

  • 4 Restaurant(s)
  • 5 Bar(s)

Room amenities

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • King size bed (on request)
  • In-room safe

Other room categories available

Meal plans

All Inclusive

• 3 meals daily plus snacks
• All drinks (domestic beer and cocktails, select international brands, house wine with meals)
• Daily activities
• Non-motorized water sports
• Evening entertainment

Extra features

RIU®-topia

• Welcome cocktail
• Unlimited International drinks
• In-room liquor dispenser
• Unlimited dining at a specialty restaurants
• In-room mini-bar
• In-room safe
• 20% discount on select excursions booked with Signature
• Signature or Sunwing hour from 4 - 5 p.m.
• Spa credit available (applies to selected treatments, may vary per hotel)

Bonus features

Stay at 1, Play at 2

Exchange privileges, RIU Bachata (some restrictions apply).

Child Policy

Children under 2 years old stay and eat free. Children sleep in existing bedding and must share the room with 2 full paying adults in order to receive the discount.

If one adult is travelling with one child, the child will then be considered an adult. If a single adult is travelling with 2 children, the 1st will pay adult rate and 2nd child pays special rate.

Special Events

Viva Dominicana at RIU Merengue: Activities taking place during the week include:
• Coconut party, including cocktails such as "Coco Loco" served in the husk, on the beach
• Dominican Fair
• Zona Criolla & Arte Dominican confections and Frio Frio tasting
• "Dominican Night” traditional Dominican fare along with Sancocho and "Mamajuana tasting"
• Joyería Lariamber Jewelry making exhibition
• Obsession Cigar shop: Live cigar rolling
• Merengue and Bachata lessons at 11 a.m. on the beach, and at 4 p.m. poolside
• Diving lessons in the pool
• Beach volleyball

Honeymoon Bonus

• Surprise welcome gift in your room
• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)
Please request Honeymoon bonus at time of booking. Couple will be required to present a copy of marriage certificate at time of check-in. The certificate must be valid until 6 months after wedding date.
Travel window: May 01/16 - Oct.31/16

Bonus (Added Values)

Guests staying at RIU Merengue will enjoy evening entertainment, shows or live music every night.

At nearby RIU Bachata:
• Try your luck at the casino! Complimentary entrance to "El Millón" casino. (Drinks not included).
• Complimentary entrance to "Pacha" discotheque where you can dance the night away! - open 6 nights a week. (Drinks not included).

Internet Services

• Free Wi-Fi available in lobby 90 consecutive minutes per day

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Palapas/sun shelters available
  • Restrooms on beach
  • Lounge chairs

Business Services

  • Internet café ($)

Children

  • Daytime entertainment program for children at RiuLand Ages 4-12 Hours of Operation 10:00-17:00
  • Babysitting or child care service ($)
  • Playground
  • Mini Disco

Children's Pool

  • 1 Kids pool(s)
  • Children's section in main pool

Golf

  • Golf Courses ($) (nearby)

Health and Safety

  • Security service
  • Medical services ($)

Hotel Lobby

  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wake-up service
  • Currency exchange
  • Tour desk ($)

Miscellaneous Resort Amenities/Service

  • Sundeck
  • Disco (nearby)
  • Casino ($) (nearby)

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Shops and Services

  • Gift shops ($)
  • Jewelry shop ($)
  • Mini grocery store ($)
  • Laundry & Dry cleaning services ($)
  • Photography store ($)

Spa

  • Aromatherapy ($)
  • Body treatments ($)
  • Massage therapy ($)
  • Reflexology ($)
  • Sauna ($)
  • Spa services ($) Hours of Operation 09:00-20:00
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Nail care services ($)
  • Massages ($)
  • Facial treatments ($)

Sports Activities Offered by Hotel

  • Beach volleyball
  • Darts
  • Horseback riding ($) (nearby)
  • Ping pong
  • Table tennis

Swimming Pools

  • Outdoor pool(s)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Towels
  • Sun loungers
  • Parasols

Tennis

  • 3 Floodlit hard surface tennis courts

Water Sports Offered by Hotel

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Water polo
  • Windsurfing
  • Pedal boats
  • 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Body boarding

Wellness

  • Fitness facilities
  • Aerobics

Restaurants

La Roca

Style - Buffet

Cuisine - International

Location - On Site

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Hours: 07:00 - 10:00

Lunch Hours: 13:00 - 15:00

Dinner Hours: 18:30 - 22:00

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Non-smoking area

Italian

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Italian

Location - On Site

Dinner

Reservations required

Grill & Steak House

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Grill Steakhouse

Location - On Site

Dinner

Reservations required

Macumba

Style - Snack Bar

Cuisine - International

Location - Poolside

Theme restaurant

Los Almendros

Style - À la carte

Location - On Site

Reservations required

Dinner

Mangú

Style - Snack Bar

Location - Poolside

Theme restaurant

Bars

La Plaza Bar

Location - Pavilion

Local drinks

Domestic brands

La Rumba

Location - Lounge

Local drinks

Domestic brands

Macumba Bar

Location - Pool

Hours of Operation

10:00 - 00:00

Local drinks

Domestic brands

La Tambora

Location - Beach area

Local drinks

Domestic brands

Perez Prado

Location - Lounge

Local drinks

Domestic brands

Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • 2 TV's
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Separate living area with sofa
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • King size bed (on request)
  • In-room safe

Partial Oceanview Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Partial oceanview
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe

Oceanview Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Balcony or terrace with oceanview
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • King size bed (on request)
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • 2 TV's
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • By door separate living room area with sofa
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe

Oceanfront Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or terrace with oceanview
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • King size bed (on request)
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Amenities kit
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • In-room safe

Triple Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 4
  • Maximum Number of Children 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 5
  • Minimum Adults 2
  • Minimum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Two 3/4 beds and 1 twin bed
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Amenities kit
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • In-room safe

Sensitive skin hydra 4 facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Hydrating hydra dew facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 80 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Collagen plus 4 layers facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

European deep cleansing facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 80 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Ultimate lifting vitacura 5 facial

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Purifying facial hydra refine

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Natural exfoliation

Cost - ($)

Duration - 30 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Aromatic exfoliation

Cost - ($)

Duration - 30 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Moisturizing chocolate wrap

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Talassotherapy European mascara

Cost - ($)

Duration - 55 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Lymphatic drainage

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Stress cure

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Reflexology

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Shiatsu

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

Lomi Lomi

Cost - ($)

Duration - 50 min

Email - info.dominicanrepublic@renovaspa.com

RIU Classic Wedding Package 2016

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner for the couple at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake for the couple
• Sparkling wine for the couple during the main toast only
• Surprise Spa gift
• Minister/Judge service
• Wedding certificate
• Witnesses if required

•10% disccount in all Spa treatments for the couple

CLASSIC wedding package 2016 covers only the couple. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2016
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,200 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $1,150 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,100 USD

Email - To reserve your wedding package and find more information on the required documentation, please visit www.weddingsbyriu.com.<br> If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact us via email at weddings@riu.com.

RIU Royal Wedding Package 2016

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Witnesses if required
• Judge/Minister service
• Marriage certificate
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (External Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for bride and groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Romantic massage for Bride and Groom
• 10% discount on all Spa treatments for the couiple
• 10% discount on all Spat treatments for the wedding guests (available only if reserved online at www.renovaspa.com)

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

ROYAL wedding package 2016 is available for up to 20 people. Additional persons have an extra cost.
This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2016.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,950 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $1,950 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,850 USD

Email - To reserve your wedding package and find more information on the required documentation, please visit www.weddingsbyriu.com.<br> If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact us via email at weddings@riu.com.<br>

RIU Caprice Wedding package 2016

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (external Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for bride and groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Witnesses if required
• Minister/Judge service
• Marriage certificate
• Romantic massage for bride and groom
• Hairstyle for the bride
• Manicure and pedicure for the bride
• 10% discount in all Spa treatments for the couple
• 10% discount in all spa treatments for the guests (only if reserved online at info@renovaspa.com)
• Late check-out for the wedding couple (Subject to availability)
• Breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding
• Fruit with chocolate and bottle of sparkling wine
• Two bags of petals

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

CAPRICE wedding package 2016 is available for up to 40 people. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2016.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $3,150 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $3,100 USD / Renewal of Vows: $ 2,900 USD

Email - To reserve your wedding package and find more information on the required documentation, please visit www.weddingsbyriu.com.<br> If you have further questions or require additional information, please contact us via email at weddings@riu.com.<br>

Photo Identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Spring Breaker Policy:
Effective immediately, Spring Breakers (regardless of age) are NOT permitted at the Riu Merengue.
This is applicable and will apply for any and all reservations made for travel December 24th, 2015 – December 23rd, 2016.

Bahia De Maimon , Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Last Updated 2/12/2016

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